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the garden has a wide variety of plants here, almost a hundred species from japan and china and bamboo and native plants. >> they're trimmed to a human scale so you relate to them on a human level. >> this is one of my favorite sections and you can see the goarnlrous maples by the bamboo back drop and especially beautiful in the fall when the leaves start changing colors. just around the corner from maple lane this little garden is called a zen garden, a dry landscape garden and constructed here in 1953. this was originally designed by zen monks for the ground. their main purpose was to create a trairchg tranquil setting for the monks. this is no ordinary bridge. it's made of redwood, oak and cedar. the high arch style makes it easy to pass under. the newly refurbished tea house is in the center of the gard scpen a great place to eat and chill as you take in the view of the garden. if you wish you can experience the rich cultural tradition that celebrates the preparation of green tea or matcha and your host dressed in the ceremony will demonstrate how to clean the utensils and re
at this little alleyway, huh? it's like you've transported us straight from japan right here to cambridge. that's right. so, look at this. here's my kind of menu right here. i can sort of say, "oh, yeah i think i like that one and this one" -- i like 'em all, actually. you look like a beef pho. richard: a beef pho. how 'bout this? teriyaki chicken bowl. great choices here. you getting hungry? hungry? am i breathing? of course i'm hungry. there's some great ramen here. oh, i love noodles. big bowl of noodles? richard: so, what do you feel like? i don't know what are they serving? well, pick what you want. what are you doing back there? i'm going to help, i'm not going to cook. seriously? he'll cook. all right, um... how 'bout a little bit of pork all right, and some eggs well, and ramen, of course. all right, so here's the noodles. you're making it. well, i'm going to do this much. and give it a little stir. yeah, give it a good stir. i don't want it sticking. [ laughs ] all right, kevin here is your house ramen. look at that, the pork and your egg
. >> absolutely. >>> let's get right to the breaking news out of japan overnight. the powerful earthquake, shaking up the country. sam has been tracking it all. and joins us now with the very latest. sam? >> just imagine how frightening that night and morning was. we're talking about friday by the time we get to japan. a 7.3 earthquake kicks off the northern east coast of japan. if this coastline looks very familiar to you, it's because just last year there was a 9.0 quake there. that's the one that triggered not only the earthquake -- but the tsunami and then the nuclear disaster in fukushima. to compare the two, this one is much, much weaker. this sent a wall of water towards the coastline. but this one did trigger a tsunami warning. at points, there was a six-foot tsunami expected. actually, a three-foot wave, wall of water did work along the coastline. the tsunami warnings are canceled right now. let me show you all of the video coming out. this is from sendai. you realize, you see the buildings shaking, this is more than 200 miles away from the center of this quake. as frightening as that mus
the crash. >>> investigators in japan think they may have found the cause of a deadly tunnel collapse. they say a bolt that was holding concrete panels to the tunnel ceiling may have rusted through. at least nine people died. five of the victims were found in their crushed van. now there's an emergency inspection of dozens of other similar tunnels all across japan. here's abc's akiko fujita. >> reporter: grainy surveillance video inside the tunnel showed the frantic efforts to save those trapped. japanese police say these large concrete ceiling panels as many as 150 came crashing down, sparking a fire on this major highway connecting tokyo to central japan. witnesses describe a scene of chaos as people ran to safety. flames and smoke billowing through the 3-mile-long tunnel. one truck driver trapped under the rubble called for help. but there was so much smoke, fire fighters had to halt rescue efforts fearing another collapse. late sunday, rescue crews pulled the charred remains of several bodies, including the truck driver. investigators say the tunnel had just passed a routine inspe
. martha: how different than what happened with japan in the '80s. seems like they owned every building in new york. >> back in the '80s and very early '90s japan actually overpaid. they bought the pebble beach golf course in california and bought rockefeller center in new york. various other properties and paid huge dollars for them and lot of their shirts. this time around with china is not the case. you can't say they're paying a lot of money for aig's plane leasing business or a123. martha: stuart, thank you. see you coming up on the business channel. bill: here is the question for you. how much american debt does china actually own? as the largest foreign owner of u.s. debt it owns more than a trillion dollars in treasury securities. china's holding of u.s. debt has increased 56% over the course of the obama presidency which comes out to about $400 billion more. it has bought or invested in more than $15 billion in more than 100 u.s. companies going pack to january of 2010. that is influence. martha: new numbers raising fresh concerns here at home about our economy. the u.s. consum
japan and nobody goes on the street and says open the doors. here's the saddest thing i've ever seen in my life. >> everybody only gets two minutes. if you could finish your thought, that would be great. >> two minutes? i've been here 57 years, lady. you say valley will be here monday and people are out sick. you are not respecting the sbreg integrity of the folks already there. maybe you ought to just stop and let us grow and flow. >> thank you, next speaker. >> good afternoon, supervisors, my name is jake crafford. if you look at the fillmore district and compare it to divisidero and vezation valley, you are having a lot of power shaping our neighborhood deciding what businesses go into the retail spaces, what organizations come to service our community. in the last year and a half there's literally been two meetings in our neighborhood regarding the $800,000, two meetings, and one of the things we agreed to with the mayor's office when they came in, they would have monthly meetings and they would have it monthly, that way when you have a important topic the community has an
. look at this the movingies at a zoo in central japan love gathering around a warm fire and roasting smores. zoo keepers say the campfire every day they keep it going during the winter for their monkies they have 160 and they satan malls love sitting by the flames and warming their backs. zoo keepers used the fire to bake potatoe. they say the treats are always a big hit or at least that's what the zoo keepers say. >> you thought they liked bananas. >> this is bella a record breaking great dane according to guinness book of world records she is the world's tallest living female dog. bella is in arizona weighing 170 pounds and she eats four cups of food every day. wow. she is standing on all fours she is over 4 feet tall and her owners say they were inspired to put her in the running for the title after -- matching shirts there you go. he was the former record holder for the tallest dog ever four cups of food and bella is a big one. >> we have dogs and i he don't think that our -- and don't think our dog's weight combined with come close to bella. >> i have a beagel this big. the paws
, and says he plans then to face election in his own right in 2014 for a full six-year term. voters in japan have chosen a new prime minister, shinzo abe. he led the liberal democratic party back to power on sunday, in a landslide victory. abe has pledged to ease monetary policy to pull japan out of its fourth recession since 2000. he also vowed to take a firm stance on territorial disputes with china. abe served as prime minister once before, but he quit in 2007, citing ill health. opponents of egyptian president mohammed morsi are sounding the call for nationwide protests again tomorrow against a constitution drafted by islamists. the opposition was bolstered after saturday's first round of voting on the document. only about a third of eligible voters turned out, as 57% approved the draft-- a much lower level of support than predicted. the second round of voting is saturday. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy. >> woodruff: and we pick up now on some of the major questions being asked about guns, mental health and other issues in the aftermath of the shootings. we
? >> these are some statistics that a lot of people of talking about. in 2008 japan had just 11 gun-related murders. the u.s., 12,000. so should america look to other countri countries' gun policies now? we have someone with a unique perspective on this. cnn's own kyung lah. >> reporter: i moved back to the u.s. this summer. for the last five years, i was living in japan as cnn's tokyo correspondent. in that entire time, i never covered a shooting. there weren't any. this is my third mass shooting i've covered in just six months. >> kyung lah is on the scene for us at that apartment complex. she's got more on this part of the investigation. >> reporter: in this brief time, i've heard this question again and again by those victimized, most recently from a frustrated newtown resident. >> why are we so different from so many other industrialized countries that have so little gun violence and we are just -- what makes us so different? why is that? >> reporter: i don't have the answer, but i can compare japan and the u.s. in japan, there are almost no guns. the average person just can't get one. and i h
badly. >> and world news of the cells they and japan a from the arctic is causing heavy snowfall there. at stake snow covering roads and cars you can see here is happening mainly on the japan sea side of the country. the snow has disrupted train service, among climbers. japanese officials say westerly winds have been pushing a mass toward japan since last week. >> this is a photograph taken at north star resort and eight more trails will open this weekend. nearly a foot of fresh snow overnight here. it will be the first time this season north star gas will be able to as he talked about in front and back on all of the trails. >> very cold conditions expected into the overnight hours. satellite and radar shows fog the cloud pattern as broad as isolated showers today. it is still off shore but we will keep the mostly clear. the system that brought the rain today is bringing a blast of cold air that will keep temperatures rarely chilly. another thing we will see into friday as more rain. let's talk more about tomorrow, cold conditions with the badgers and the 30. 29 and napa 30 and rose at
is there was a sequence of transactions in a bank in japan in which they brought sequentially numbered travelers checks into this one little bank in japan totaling $290 million. no one seemed to have any idea where it was coming from. it all traced back to a guy in russia who claimed to be a used car salesman. >> woodruff: a used car salemans. >> with $290 million in sequentially numbered travelers checks. >> woodruff: isn't there supposed to be internal monitoring going on inside a bank? >> right. the basic principle is called know your customer. since 9/11 and since a whole bunch of other money laundering issues have surfaced the u.s. government has really tried to make the banks tighter and more careful in terms of who they're doing business with, who they're moving money for. what seems to have happened repeatedly according to the investigators in the h.s.b.c. case is no one was actually questioned. >> woodruff: now it was clear that the investigation on the part of the government has been going on for several years. what brought all this to light? how did it surface? >> it actually started in 2007
transition. >> tom: there is a third party in this deal. and this is softbank of japan. sprint has agreed to sell 70% of itself to that japanese bank. what role did that play in this clearwire deal. >> well, one of the analysts summed it up best. he said softbank walked into this thing and said hey, listen, we know that if you had the capital before you would have gone and gotten clearwire. now we provide that. they see this as a big pickup. and they also see it as a first ingredient to turning this company around a little bit, to put them on track to compete more with t-mobile and of course the big guys like at&t and verizon. >> tom: to that point we have to talk about sprint shareholders then. what does this clearwire deal do to the outlook of sprint stock tonight, about 5.5 dollars per share? >> well, it depends who you talk to. the analysts in general seem to say well, it's going to be positive for the stock because now they don't have the overhang of well wa, are they going to do with clearwire. but they also have to look in the longer term what is this fourth quarter going to be lik
not be nationalized. in more practical terms, father, who was born in japan, got his education here, paid his taxes, and could not be nationalized. when he married my mother, who was born in hawaii and a citizen, therefore, the moment she got married, she lost her citizenship because of a law that was passed. in 1924, a law was passed in the congress, approved by the president, that said, if a people is to be found on qualify for citizenship, their homeland will not qualify. this was the quarter legislation. in the case of japan, it was singled out. the one country in the world without immigration. if you use this as a background, one can understand why certain levels of animosity developed and existed prior to december 7. we, as young people, had no idea about what's going on. >> let's jump forward now. let's talk specifically about your experiences as a young man. 18 years old. >> i was 17. a senior in high school. i was well aware of the events and although our neighbors were very friendly and understanding, when the news of december 7 finally hit me, i realized what had happened. i concluded th
. >>> it appears another remnant of japan's tsunami has washed to the coast. trying to figure out where it came from. officials say, two species of mussels attached to the boat are not native to hawaii. >>> it took just 15 days, but the maker of the game, call of duty black ops ii says sales of the game have tops $1 billion. tivision, saysince its release, players have logged more than 150 million hours. the game is played on xbox live and the playstation network. >>> cal picks its next football coach. first, developing news as a body is discovered on a freeway off ramp. [ male announcer ] december is customer appreciation month at subway restaurants. saying thanks is a great deal because we're offering $2 six inch subs -- the cold cut combo or meatball marinara. $2 each, all december long. appreciation tastes amazing! hurry in for your $2 sub. subway. eat fresh. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get
in some cases. >>> it appears another remnant of japan's tsunami has washed to the coast. trying to figure out where it came from. officials say, two species of mussels attached to the boat are not native to hawaii. >>> it took just 15 days, but the maker of the game, call of duty black ops ii says sales of the game have tops $1 billion. the maker of the game, activision, says since its release, players have logged more than 150 million hours. the game is played on xbox live and the playstat [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ] >>> we have some developing news now out of pleasant hill, where a homicide investigation is underway. we've learned that a body was found at the offramp of interstate 680 at concord avenue. we also spotted a person sitting in the back of a sheriff's car. homicide investigators have now on the scene. the incide
in tokyo, japan, at 10:00 this morning. closer to home, thousands of people are expected to bring in the new year at the celebration in al kpand rhee i can't. tony has a preview. >> reporter: i can tell you it's the time of year when people celebrate. they throw parties, make resolutions and promises for the upcoming year. in old town alexandria it will happen into the evening. it will be pretty packed. it was a quiet morning but the sign in this bookstore displays a subtle clue about the festivities. over 21 local spots including live music and children's activities. for the finale, a return of fireworks. a sure fire good time for folks celebrating the new year. >> go on a party. the redskins made my new year last night. >> or not. >> i have no big plans. >> anything you can think of will likely be represented in old town tonight like here at hotel monaco. they will throw a party in the restaurant. come dressed up. >> 15% off. come dressed to celebrate. come dressed in roaring 20s theme. >> the hotel is booked as are many on the strip but there are plenty of activities to partake
long distance transportation options. we need to catch up to germany, france and japan. just heard this morning that japan is celebrating their 50th anniversary of their bullet train. we cannot allow china to surpass us in our next generation of infrastructure. tourists from across the world will visit our high-spieled rail to marvel at our engineering and technological prowess. this is not just about transportation, but about changing the revitalization along the cities and routes. in conclusion, it's clear that i support the high-speed rail in california. the federal program will help make it possible. what we need now is vision, what we need now is leadership, what we need now is a belief that the people of california and this country want us to invest in this type of transportation option. thank you, mr. chairman. i yield back my time. >> thank you. i thank you both the members for joining us, and you're welcome now to join us be you'd like and stay for questions. we'll excuse you at this time as we bring secretary lahood up who's our next witness. our second panel, because thi
was the third state. off i wants to japan to recruit nissan. we had virtually no rot owe jobs in tennessee at the time. they took a look at the united states and a map of the united states at night shows that most of the people live in the east, a map with the lights on. most of the people live in the east and the center of the markets where you're going to be if you're making big, heavy thifntle the center oheavething. they looked aggressively at tennessee, kentucky, georgia. then they looked at something else. every state north of us did not have a right-to-work law. so niece saso nissan came to te. the united auto workers came to tennessee. they a different labor environment there. the workers at the saturn plan are members of the united autoworkers. but it is a right-to-work statement and over the last 30 years there are probably a dozen large assembly plants in the southeastern part of the united states sms there are about 1,000 suppliers in our state. what has been the effect of the arrival of the art owe industry in tennessee? it attracted, aamong other things, by our right-to-work
japan attacked pearl harbor and america joined world war ii. >> the pivotal moment in american history remembered today with a moment of silence at pearl harbor in hawaii at 7:55 a.m. that's the exact time the bombs dropped, killing 2,390 service members and 49 civilians. amazing. >> that's it for us. thanks very much for watching. you can always follow what's going on here in the situation room on twitter. i'm @wolfblitzer. >> i'm yt kate bolduan. >>> "erin burnett outfront" starts right now. >> outfront next, john boehner says the sprt slow walking to the edge of the fiscal cliff. but the house speaker did give us one flash of hope if you listen to his words very carefully. the u.s. is updating its military plans against syria as new intelligence shows assad's regime is loading sarin gas into bombs. and president obama's pot problem. let's go "outfront." >>> i'm tom foreman in for erin burnett. outfront tonight, the magic number after a whole week of harsh words here in washington and threats to, did house speaker john boehner hint ever so slightly at a compromise today that
captures a 7.3 quake off the coast of japan. several people were reportedly hurt. >>> and sad news from the london hospital where kate middleton was treated. a nurse who fielded it the call that was a hoax call has taken her own life. she was a first-class nurse, says the hospital. back to "hardball." >>> well, this isn't a progress report because there's no progress to report. when it comes to the fiscal cliff that's threatening our economy and threatening jobs, the white house has wasted another week. >> welcome back to "hardball." that was speaker boehner's downbeat assessment of fiscal negotiations. he went on putting blame squarely on the president. let's listen. >> this president has adopted a deliberate strategy to slow walk our economy right to the edge of the fiscal cliff. it's time for the president, if he's serious, to come back to us with a counteroffer. >> shortly after, house minority leader nancy pelosi put the blame back on republicans. let's listen. >> the only obstacle standing in the way of middle income tax relief are the republicans' unwillingness to ask the top 2%
deals or earmarks. none. >> thank you so much. we are 50 years behind japan. another couple of years is not going to hurt us. thank you very much. >> do other members seek recognition? i think we have finished all of our regular panel. i am sorry. i thought you had already spoken. >> i just wanted to go back to this issue. it seems like one of the biggest areas that hopefully you could get bipartisan support on has come of. -- come up. you have the highest environmental quality regulation in the land. why would you go through it twice? i guess the federal government has had 179,000 livres. -- waivers. it only makes sense to me that you would at least investigate this. the staff when maybe question this project on whether or not we needed. >> i take your point. i think it is a good point. i'm going to go back and talk to california. we do not do wind projects in our department. >> i understand that. >> if you have an example, i would be glad to hear it. your question what have i ever talked to the governor? no. have a talk to anybody on my staff about it? i have not. i take your point
china closed with half a percent gain. japan's nikkei finished up 1% after weekend elections there spurred optimism about policy reforms. but rest of asia posted declines over concerns over the fiscal cliff here in the u.s.. >>> speaking of the u.s.. right now futures indate a slightly mixed opening with a higher opening for the dow and s & p but the nasdaq may drop a little bit. right now the european markets most are trading lower as well. >>> time now 5:20. the first public appearance for the duchess of cambridge since being treated for morning sickness. we have video of her first night out. also we'll take a look at the nurse who took her life after a radio station hoax involving the duchess. we'll tell you how she is being remembered. >>> we'll tell you why some parents are threatening to sue over yoga classes in schools. >>> you can wake up with ktvu every morning. get the mornings top stories that develop while you were sleeping sent straight to your cell phone every weekday morning 6:00 a.m.. get your ktvu wake up call by texting the word wakeup to 70123. w >>> welcom
competition in japan. penguins at an aquarium have taken on the role of santa's little helpers. in the evening they have the special task of switching on the christmas lights, but before you get excited, by day, all they do is lounge around and do little to nothing so basically it's sort of their civic duty to do the whole lights thing. that is the news. back to erica and willie. >> you say about time. >> you're cute, we love you, put you on tv every other day the least you can do -- >> a little something. >> come on. >> what's with the santa getup? the costumes worked well for them. >> black and white and red all over. >> we are on fire this morning. thanks. >>> dylan is here with a check of the weather. >> we are talking about a good deal of snow in portions of minnesota, back through the dakotas as well. we have blizzard warnings, not so much for a lot of snow back through the dakotas but more because of the two to six inches of snow getting tossed around so we are seeing reduced adviseibilities. most of the heavier snow is falling across minneapolis and duluth and wisconsin. we should pick
looking at what's topping the charts. these five guys are taking over the radio stations all across japan. we look at this boy band, what they're all about and watch. ♪ >> that was my name singing their smash hit "what's up?" >>> i'm suzanne malveaux. we learned the oregon mall where three people were killed is set to re-open tomorrow. we have new details. an ex-girlfriend says 22-year-old jacob roberts known as jake had been working as a cook for more than two years. she says he was an outgoing, happy guy, skateboarder in high school and he was a sandwich shop employee at the time of the shooting. here's his facebook page. it shows the work of a street artist with a spray painted slogan, follow your dreams with a big red canceled sign across it. he writes, quote, i may be young, but i've lived one crazy life so far. he lists shooting as one of his ten interests along with camping, rafting, sushi, and spending money. the ex-girlfriend also says roberts told her his mother died at childbirth and never met his father and left his aunt's home at age 13. we want to talk about what we know a
or dolphins in japan. you can't do everything. so i'm thinking what do i really want to do. where can i create the most impact? >> reporter: to answer that question you could say eva longoria looked in the mirror. known for playing the vixen on "desperate housewives", longoria had humble beginnings. the youngest of four daughters born in texas to mexican-american parents. . . >> i wasn't the first to go to college. it was expected. >> when you went to college, it wasn't a walk in the park. you had to work. >> i was flipping burgers, i was an assistant to a dentist, i worked in a car shop changing oil. i was definitely a work study. >> 17% of latinas drop out of high school. so in 2010 the actress started a foundation focusing on helping latinas get a college education. >> so i just have to smooz with them. >> reporter: on the day we meet up with her at this high school in los angeles, she's the keynote speaker at a graduation for parents. >> everyone here has taken a stand for their child. >> reporter: their program is called piqe. >> parents can take the course in order to help them navigate
. >> the unconditional surrender of japan. >> over the intercom came the words, war ends. we could go home. and people went wild. >> all the hugging and the kissing and that and the dancing in the streets because the war was over. >> when the ticker tape had he celebrated and it died down, the women were told to go home. they were simply no longer needed. you didn't know at the time what you had done for women. >> that's right. >> in fact, many of you didn't even talk about what you had done? >> no, we didn't think about it. >> why wouldn't you talk about it? >> we just thought it was a job we done, and that was it. >> though the rosies are in their late 80s or 90s, some of their children are beginning to learn what their mothers have done. >> the only regret i had is not realizing the impact sooner. i'm really thankful that i've been able to talk and learn more about it and to be able it to thank her. >> i'm going to tell my daughter that her great-grandmother helped to end a war. she helped to make a country whole again. opened the door for her to be able to do whatever she sets her mind to. >> why
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